AD | GIFTED 🌼 Happy Easter Sunday Instagram! I’m going to be spending the day with family at a BBQ, eating ALL the cake and chocolate. I. Cannot. Bloody. Wait. 🍫❤️
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Also, can you believe this photo was taken on my phone? I’m so pleased with how all of my festival shots turned out, even if I am still washing glitter out of my hair a week later 😂✨
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I also want to point out that no flowers were harmed during the shoot, as we stuck to the tracks that had been made by the tractors for harvesting the rapeseed 🌼 .
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❤️ Dress gifted by @prettylittlething
❤️ Kimono gifted by @prettylittlething
✨ Glitter bought from @primark #festival #festivallook #festivalslooks #festivalfashion #festivalootd #festivalsideas #festivalmakeup #plussizefestivalfashion

AD | GIFTED 🌼 Happy...

AD | GIFTED 💙 So far today I have managed to try baking a cake without turning the oven on, put beef in the slow cooker without plugging it in (at least five hours ago) and have rubbed my eyes after cutting hot chilli peppers. At least bad things only come in threes right? I think it might be time to give up and relax with all of my Easter chocolate 😂🍫
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On a completely different note, how gorgeous is the dress from @joanieclothing? It’s perfect for this incredible heatwave we’re having - especially with a pair of chub rub shorts underneath. The plus size holy grail 🙌🏻 #joaniegal #joaniegals #psfashion #psblogger #psbloggers

AD | GIFTED 💙 So...

Bosnia is one of those countries that really surprised me when I visited. I knew Mostar would be beautiful, but as were driven from Croatia and through Bosnia, I couldn’t take my eyes off the road the entire time. From the stunning mountains to fascinating fruit farms, it definitely made the long drive (and multiple border control stops) worth it ❤️🇧🇦
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Although I only spent a couple of hours in Bosnia and Mostar, I definitely want to go back to explore more of this beautiful country. ✈️
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What country surprised you the most?
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#bosnia #visitbosnia #mostar #bosniaandherzegovina #visitmostar

Bosnia is one of those...

After a very late night waiting to watch Game of Thrones, I’ve definitely had a slow start this morning - I can’tbelieve there are only five episodes left! I’m really not ready for some of my favourites to die🐺⚔️❄️
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If you watch, who do you think will end up the Iron Throne? 👑 #got #gameofthrones #winteriscoming #forthewatch #allmenmustdie

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AD | GIFTED 🌼 Don’t mind me, just pretending I’m at Coachella this weekend instead of working ✌🏻
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Festival season is well and truly underway and I’m loving all of the out there outfits already. In the past I’ve always been put off dressing up for festivals as I thought I wouldn’t find anything that’s both comfortable and fashionable in my size, but this year I’m spoilt for choice (especially on the @prettylittlething @prettylittlethingplus website 👏🏻)
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P.S. I think this is my *favourite* photo of me ever 🙌🏻
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❤️ Dress gifted from Pretty Little Thing
❤️ Shoes gifted from Pretty Little Thing ❤️ Headband bought from @primark #plussizefashion #psbloggers #plussizebloggers #plussizefestivalfashion #festivalfashion #festivallook

AD | GIFTED 🌼 Don’t...

I’ve been a little quiet over on my main feed over the last few days as I was busy launching my latest project, the I Travel Too movement. 👏🏻💪🏻
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Imagine flicking through a brochure or scrolling through a website and seeing only straight sized people. As someone with body confidence issues, it’s hard not to feel as though you’re going stick out like a sore thumb throughout your entire holiday. You won’t want to go to the pool, you’ll feel self-conscious on excursions and a night out would feel like a nightmare. Personally I felt have felt all of these things, and more, when travelling.
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This movement is designed to change that.
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A couple of months ago I did research into the travel industry to find out just how inclusive their marketing efforts are when it comes to plus size representation.  I looked at their websites, brochures, videos and social media channels.
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The results, as expected, showed that travel appears to be strictly for slim, white, happy people.
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In fact, 95% of materials I researched include NO plus size people at all.
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I knew that as just one person I couldn’t make the waves I wanted to. and that’s where I came up with the I Travel Too movement.
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I knew there were people out there just like me, loving life, living to their full potential and travelling the world.
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Following the original post, further research showed that 35% of people travelling consider themselves to be plus-size, so I came up with the campaign  to show brands that they’re alienating a large portion of their target audience by excluding us from their marketing materials. We’re just as happy, just as fun and just as amazing as anyone else.
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Head over to IGTV to see the campaign video ❤️🎥 #plussizetraveltoo

I’ve been a little quiet...

AD | GIFTED ⚡️ Another day, another door. I think if I don’t stop finding doors to pose in front of I’m going to have to rename my account to kirstyleanneanddoors, as it’s definitely getting out of hand now 🤦🏼‍♀️
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As this has been the first travel picture I’ve posted in a while, I wanted to let you all know that I have something VERY VERY exciting coming soon. Whilst a few of you already know what it is as you’re involved,  I’m hoping it’s something that is really going kick start the conversations needed to push the plus size travel movement forward. It’s taken MONTHS of preparation, but it will finally be coming this Friday. This is your 3 day countdown klaxon! I’m so bloody excited/nervous 1️⃣2️⃣3️⃣
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❤️ Dress gifted by @hellbunnyofficial #plussizefashion #plussizetravel #plussizetraveltoo #plussize #psbloggers

AD | GIFTED ⚡️ Another...

Do you ever get those days where all you want to do is lie by the pool in the sunshine? If only I lived in a hot country ☀️💙🌵
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I used to hate hot weather countries as I worried that as a plus size person, I would really struggle to cool myself down. No matter what I wore I’d always feel as though I was 100x hotter than everyone else, even though they were probably suffering too. Luckily, I think I’ve *finally* worked out some of the best ways to stay cool, just in time for my trip to the states next month. Good timing too, as APPARENTLY it’s going to be around 30 degrees by the time we reach Florida 😯☀️ #cactus #cactai #cactusinstagram #cactuslovers #cactusflower #instacactus #cactusporn

Do you ever get those...

AD | GIFTED ✨ Okay, okay, I know it’s not Sunday yet but after the week I’ve had I REALLY wish it was. While attempting to redo my theme I managed to break my blog TWICE - it was so bad I actually thought I’d lost my blog forever. Thankfully it’s back now and after I few more tweaks I may even have a new layout I love. Bear with me though, I’m not sure I have the patience to edit each post separately just yet 🤷🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️
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❤️ Jumper gifted from @fashionworlduk
❤️ Skirt gifted from @fashionworlduk
❤️ Vans gifted from @fashionworlduk
❤️ Bag bought from @primark
#plussize #plussizeblog #plussizebloggers #psbloggers #psfashion #plussizefashion

AD | GIFTED ✨ Okay,...

AD | GIFTED 🌸 Is anyone else loving this warm weather? Despite all of the hail we’ve had today the last few days have been glorious and I could definitely get used to it. As much as I struggle in the heat, I think I’d much rather be hot than cold (can always jump in the pool that way) ☀️
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Would you rather be hot or cold? ❄️☀️
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❤️ Sunglasses gifted from @mvmtforher use code KIRSTYLEANNE15 for 15% off
❤️ Plain White Tee from @primark #mvmt #mvmtforher #mvmtsunglasses #fashionblogger #fbloggers

AD | GIFTED 🌸 Is...

Is the Wroclaw Tourist Card Worth it?

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Okay okay, I’m sorry, I’m writing ANOTHER Wroclaw post…

I don’t know if they’ll ever stop, but this is actually my last one for a while *sob* or, at least until I go again.

READ: For tips on the most instagramable places to visit from my three recent trips, check out my post here!

While on my third visit to my favourite place in the world (except maybe California) I worked with Visit Wroclaw on an Instagram takeover. As part of this I was given a Wroclaw Tourist Card.

The Wroclaw Tourist Card allows you to enjoy the city at a much lower price using their ‘points’ system. By spending your points at some of the most popular sights in Wroclaw you can get:

  • tickets to cultural and entertainment facilities at a lower price
  • discounts for transport services (including free travel on the buses and trams for the duration of your card activation)
  • discounts in restaurants and hotels

Wroclaw Tourist Card Cost

There are two types of card available to purchase – the 48 Hour / 30 Points (60pln) card and the 72 Hour / 45 points (90pln) card.

These come to around £12 – £19 depending on which you buy, so if you’re looking to do some serious sight-seeing while you’re there they are 100% worth looking into depending on where you plan to visit.

If you’re using one card between two people, you can also purchase an extra transport card from 6pln per person.

Where can you go with the Wroclaw Tourist Card?

There are SO MANY different places you can visit with the card, each costing you a different amount of points.

I think the best way to do it is work out which places you definitely want to visit and how many points it will cost, then see what you have enough leftover points to do. Also, definitely double check the place you want to visit is in the guide and map you receive, as not all attractions are included.

I thought I’d include a couple of my favourites so you can see the kinds of places you can visit using the card, as well as the savings you can make.

? Museum of the University of Wroclaw 5 points

? Museum of Architecture 2 points

? Natural Science Museum 4 points

? Panorama of the Battle of Raclawice 14 points

? Centennial Hall Cognitive Centre 4 points 

You’d be able to do all of the above on a 72 hour card and still have 16 points less, all for less than £20!

You can also get some incredible discounts at some of my favourite restaurants including Nanan.

READ: For more about my favourite places to eat and drink in Wroclaw, read my guide here.

Where to Buy

There are a number of different places to buy your Wroclaw Tourist Card, all of which are tourist information centres.

  • ℹ️ Tourist Information at Wroclaw Airport
  • ℹ️ Tourist Information at WroclawInfo Souvenirs
  • ℹ️ Tourist Information at the Wroclaw Main Railway Station

  • ℹ️ Tourist Information at Wroclaw Zoo

So, do I think it’s worth it? 

100% YES. 

You can save up to 65pln with the 72 Hour card (the one I had) and although it may not seem like a lot, when it comes to prices in Poland that’s pretty damn good and covers at least the cost of two cocktails.

Not only can you save money but it also gives you inspiration of where to visit, as there are a lot of places on the list I probably wouldn’t have thought about if it wasn’t for the card. You also get a really handy map that helps you pinpoint exactly where everything is.

I also think the discounts are great as it all adds up when you’re travelling, right? 

Basically, if you’re visiting Wroclaw grab one even if it’s just for your travel around. If you’re going to use the buses and trams a few times then you’ve already got your money’s worth. 

Kirsty Leanne

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